The covid-19 virus has affected Russia in the worst manner, and now the surge of its disturbing the players of ice hockey matches as there was a significant number of hockey players have been tested positive of the Covid-19 virus.
So, in the wake of the soar of the deadly virus, the Russian Kontinental League (KHL) has postponed all its ice hockey matches that are going to be held for January 15-21., as per the statement of press service of the KHL issued on Wednesday.
“There were 171 positive cases who have confirmed the PCR tests of Covid-19 recovered in the league team on January 12, 2022. While 124 players were in concerning condition and needs proper treatment,” the statement noted.
The new cases refer that in one, a total of 60 individuals have been exposed to the deadly viral infection.
According to KHL statement,” As the Covid-19 cases have surged among the players and staff of the clubs and the virus is contagious in nature, the league has decided to postpone the dates of the matches. The matches were scheduled on January 15, 17, 19 and 21, 2022, and now it is postponed to later days that will be officially announced by the league”.
Commenting on the decision, KHL President Alexei Morozov asserted,” I want to urge that the health of the players and fans is our main priority, and the pandemic is targeting the health of the people of the country, which we can’t undermine. So, Nothing will be changed in this aspect”.
“The situation of epidemiological is growing rapidly as a total of 60 people have got several ill over the past 24 hours. Moreover, several clubs have shown the symptoms widely relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Kontinental Hockey League was founded in 2008 in a country named Russia, included 24 professional ice hockey clubs until this year. The names of the countries are Russia, Belarus, China, Finland, Kazakhstan and Latvia.